Wine Arianna Occhipinti, "SP 68" Rosso, Terre Siciliane IGT, 2017
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Reviews of purchase Arianna Occhipinti, "SP 68" Rosso, Terre Siciliane IGT, 2017
The wine is a clear ruby color.
Fresh, clean and bright taste of wine demonstrates piercing tones of cherries and black berries, framed by abundant acidity and fine-grained tannins. Long aftertaste is dense spicy notes.
The beautiful, clean floral scent of wine woven shades of cherry, rose, herbs, spices and minerals.
The wine should be served to baked and grilled meat, lamb and veal.
"SP 68" - the road Strada Provinciale 68 that runs next to the ancestral estate Okkipinti. This is the way in which Arianna took place several times a day to get to the vineyards, and who gathered grapes are transported to the winery. Red wine "SP 68" by Arianna Okkipinti - a mixture of grapes Frappato and Nero d'Avola, cultivated in the red sands of the Sicilian terroir Vittoria. Each variety brings the shades produced wine: Frappato - flowers and fruits, Nero d'Avola - dark fruits and herbs. Both grapes are crushed together and left for maceration and spontaneous fermentation on grape skins for 30 days with daily pumping breaks and pulp cap. Exposure for 6 months is carried out in the same concrete tanks, where the fermentation. Without clarification and filtration, the wine gets in the bottle, which matures another 2 months before the release on the market. "SP 68" has a remarkable acidity and strong, fresh and delicate fruity taste. It is available for use at a young age.
Arianna first became interested in winemaking in the age of 16, visiting with his uncle Giusto Okkipinti Exhibition "Vinitaly". Trained as an oenologist at age 20, she took to grow on a small vineyard in Vittoria, an area of less than 2 hectares, native Italian grapes Frappato. Arianna's aim was to create an unusually elegant, fragrant, fresh drinks, which is fundamentally different from the classical to the powerful Sicilian wines. Soil vineyard management consists of red sand covering the limestone rock, through which the roots of the vines to work their way to reach groundwater. Because of this developing a strong root system and provides a bright minerality grapes. His first vintage 2004 Arianna Okkipinti released in 2006, hitting local winemakers new sound, elegant and charming aroma of wine.
Today ownership Arianna Okkipinti consist of 10 hectares of vineyards and 15 hectares of olive trees that are cultivated exclusively with organic methods. The main red varieties are Frappato and Nero d'Avola, the white - and Muscat of Alexandria Albanello. The desire to understand the needs of the terroir, without changing its essence, and minimal interference in the process of wine production handsomely rewarded brave winemaker, reflected in the wines produced richness, depth and purity of taste. In just 10 years of operation, Arianna Okkipinti has achieved tremendous results and favor wine critics. Annual production capacity is 100-120 thousand bottles, and the product itself is represented in many foreign markets.